ACT DETAILS ________________________________________
Type of Act: Solo
Gary McGovern performs a wide variety of popular music from traditional ballads to more contemporary popular songs from the 60’s 70’s 80’s and 90’s up to more current artists.
Drawing on more than 25 years of providing entertainment in pubs, restaurants, hotels weddings and corporate functions he is able to adapt his set for a variety of occasions.
He has played throughout Europe and America. There is something in his song bag for every one.
In addition to playing contemporary popular sings he is a composer of original songs which have revived critical acclaim.
He pays guitar harmonica and Irish Bouzouki.
Special occasions covered (2hr gig):
21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, Ballad event, Wedding
Type of music played: Wide Variety of music from traditional ballads to classic pop songs he is also a composer of his own material
Sample song list:
Waterboys/Van Morrison/Neil Young/John Denver/Beatles/Bob Dylan/Cat Stevens/Eagles/ Traditional Irish songs and ballads/Christy Moore/Luka Bloom Mamas and Papas/Saw Doctors/Rod Stewart/Garth Brooks/ Pogues/ Simon and Garfunkel/Steve Earl/Joni Mitchell/Zutons/Paul Brady/Del Amitri/Oasis/KT Tunstall/Bill Withers/Don McLean/Paul Weller/The Verve/Brian Kennedy/Lindisfarne/Billy Joel/Richard Thompson/Pete St John/Ewan MacColl/Peter Sarstedt/John Martin/Travis/Crosby Stills and Nash/Thin Lizzy/
Own material if required
Plus much more……..
Interact with crowd: Yes
Previous venues played:
Fitzsimons Temple Bar
Bad Bobs Temple Bar
Gogartys Temple Bar
The Quays Temple Bar
The Villager Chapelizod
The River Bar
The Penny Black
The Halfway House
The Strand, Rush
Summer Spanish Residency, Nejer
Summer Italian Residency, Tusacany
Ski Lodge Entertainment French Alps
The Four seasons Hotel
Jonstown House Hotel
The Westin Hotel
Bellineter House hotel, Navan
Boyne Hill House Country Estate
North City Hotel
Louis Fitzgerald Hotel
Glen Royal Hotel Maynooth
Hamlet Court Hotel
Bespoke commissions to sing at weddings and private/corporate events
Guitar, Harmoinca, Irish Bouzouki, Bodhran
Acoustic gig: Yes
EV SX 300’s
Various other PA for smaller venues
Break/Interval music: Yes